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Have rickets since childhood, having joint pain, vitamin d deficiency, having chest pain. Should i be concerned?

When I a young child I was diagnosed with Ricketts but the doctors told my mother that I would grow out of it, I never really thought about it since, I have been having really bad joint pain for the past 2 years, I recently found out that I am vitamin do deficient, and have been getting very violent chest pain . Should I be concerned
Asked On : Mon, 7 May 2012
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If doctors are telling you that there is vitamin D deficiency i would suggest you to get these investigation
Serum Calcium, Alkaline phosphate and Phosphorus level
Serum D3 level
Serum PTH
after getting result of these test it would be easy to find out the cause of low calcium and you can get treatment according to that.
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